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What is Graston®? Here at PTSI, we offer a technique known as Graston®. Graston® is a highly trained skill that utilizes specific tools to mobilize soft tissue. This technique optimizes healing times, reduces tension and restores function.   Most people go to physical therapy and expect to learn exercises to help with their pain or injury, such as stretches to improve their range of motion. Sometimes these interventions alone do not completely resolve the problem, but there...
Posted on 2018-04-23
How much sleep do I need?   Did you know that your health is directly related to your sleeping habits? Sleep is often one of the first things to go when people feel pressed for time. Many view sleep as a luxury and think that the benefits of limiting the hours they spend asleep outweigh the costs. People often overlook the potential long-term health consequences of insufficient sleep and the impact that health problems can ultimately have on one's time and productivity.   Many ...
Posted on 2018-04-12
How to Fall Proof Your Home A fall is something that shouldn’t be feared by just the elderly, a hard-enough fall can hurt anybody no matter the age. Although our youngest and our oldest are most at risk for this type of injury everyone should take proper steps and precautions to ensure a fall proof home.   Here are a few tips to help create a safe home for you and your loved ones. Bathroom   -Place a slip-resistant rug next to the bathtub for safe entry and exit.  ...
Posted on 2018-04-03
Five Ways to Make This Easter Healthier   With Easter right around the corner, many families are preparing for the holiday by filling cute and colorful baskets with sugary treats for children to enjoy. Though seemingly innocent, the majority of these Easter baskets are full of some not-so-great candy temptations.     So how can we make this candy-filled holiday a healthier one? Below are five ways:      Watch what you’re putting in the Easter baske...
Posted on 2018-03-30
How to Avoid a Craving It’s 10:00 pm. You’re lying in bed and it hits you. All the sudden you’re craving that leftover cherry pie from dinner. Your mouth starts to water and your starting to convince yourself to leave the comfort and warmth of your bed to venture to the kitchen for that delicious pie. If you haven’t figured it out by now you’re experiencing a craving. Cravings can hit you anytime of the day and are often hard to resist.   So what exactly c...
Posted on 2018-03-19
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